UNP : Analysis & Opinions

  1. If you need to ship titanic volumes of sundry products across sweeping distances, nothing's better than rail, where Union Pacific is a titan.

    How Union Pacific Makes Its Money

    December 11, 2014
    If you need to ship titanic volumes of sundry products across sweeping distances, nothing's better than rail, where Union ...
  2. Could These Buyback Powerhouses Soar By Triple-Digits Again?

    September 2, 2014
    Corporate America has been getting creative with how they reward shareholders. It's something that will keep happening ...
  3. Railroad Industry Poised for Improvement - Industry Outlook

    August 19, 2014
    Railroad Industry Poised for Improvement - Industry Outlook
  4. An accelerating economy and recent freight volume growth means that savvy investors should pay more than a little attention to the railroad industry.

    Pay Attention To This Economic Bellwether

    June 19, 2014
    An accelerating economy and recent freight volume growth means that savvy investors should pay more than a little attention ...
  5. Railroad Stocks Navigate a Choppy Track - Industry Outlook

    April 25, 2014
    Railroad Stocks Navigate a Choppy Track - Industry Outlook
  6. Will Business Spending Pick up? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 26, 2014
    Business capital spending was up in Q4 and is expected to ramp up this year, but will it?
  7. Bull of the Day: Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Bull of the Day

    December 30, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Bull of the Day
  8. Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 27, 2013
    Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  9. Time for This Top Ranked Industrial ETF? - ETF News And Commentary

    June 25, 2013
    Should investors consider this top ranked industrial ETF for exposure at this time?
  10. CSX Adapting To New Realities

    April 17, 2013
    It wasn't long ago at all that the rails seemed to have things pretty much all going their way. Better management was producing ...
  11. Rails Seem To Point To A Respectable 2013

    January 8, 2013
    Industrial rail demand continues to look strong.
  12. ONEOK Backs Off The Bakken

    November 30, 2012
    Oneok Partners cancels a pipeline that was supposed to ease the crude bottleneck in the Bakken.
  13. Union Pacific and More Big Movers in Transportation on November ...

    November 23, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has increased 1.3%, the S&P 500 has risen 1% and the Dow is trading up 1%. The ...
  14. Invest like Warren Buffett with These ETFs - Investment Ideas

    November 15, 2012
    Warren Buffett is widely regarded as one of the greatest investors of all-time, and for good reason. The 'Oracle of Omaha' ...
  15. Hub Group Could Deliver Value, But Mind The Margins

    October 25, 2012
    Hub Group's volumes were good, but margins showed some stress.
  16. Kansas City Southern Has The Growth, But Maybe Not The Value

    October 22, 2012
    Kansas City Southern has uncommonly good growth prospects, but the Street already sees that.
  17. Union Pacific Already Rewarded For Its Quality

    October 22, 2012
    Union Pacific is executing well, but could be vulnerable to slowing economic growth.
  18. In Challenging Times, CSX Shows Its Qualities

    October 18, 2012
    CSX is doing reasonably well in a tough patch.
  19. September Rail Data - Coal Still Weak, Are Industrials Next?

    October 10, 2012
    Is slowing industrial demand something to worry about?
  20. Biggest Transportation Sector Movers for July 26, 2012, Including ...

    July 26, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has moved up 1.1%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.3% and the Dow has increased 1.4%. ...
  21. Genesee's Bold Bid To Be The Leading Short-Line Operator

    July 23, 2012
    By acquiring fellow short-line operator RailAmerica, Genesee & Wyoming will either vault itself to a new level of operating ...
  22. Transportation Sector's Biggest Movers for June 29, 2012

    June 29, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 2.4%, the S&P 500 has moved up 1.9% and the Dow is trading up 1.7% on a good day for the market ...
  23. Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    June 27, 2012
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  24. Investors Want Nothing To Do With Cloud Peak Energy

    May 4, 2012
    Investors have no interest in coal stocks today.
  25. Old Dominion Still In Overdrive

    April 30, 2012
    If Old Dominion disappointed investors, it could only be because a long string of solid results has led them to expect a ...
  26. Rails Struggling To Replace King Coal

    April 11, 2012
    Weak coal demand is creating real volume declines for railroads.
  27. Magellan Midstream Partners - A Closer Look At Growth Projects

    April 10, 2012
    Magellan Midstream Partners will invest $650 million in capital in 2012 on various growth projects across its business segments. ...
  28. Enbridge Energy Partners May Gain From Keystone's Pain

    March 30, 2012
    Opposition to the Keystone XL could make Enbridge Energy Partners' pipeline assets even more valuable.
  29. It's Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    March 20, 2012
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  30. Wabtec Winning On The Rails

    March 15, 2012
    Wabtec is a great play on a global trend.
  31. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  32. Genesee & Wyoming An Uncommon Growth Story

    February 13, 2012
    Genesee & Wyoming has both above-average growth potential and an above-average valuation.
  33. It's Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    January 27, 2012
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  34. Does CSX Have The Most Levers To Pull In 2012?

    January 18, 2012
    CSX has all of the perks of U.S. rail and a few extra as well.
  35. Railroad Stocks Are Right on Track

    June 23, 2011
    While the overall market struggles, railroad stocks are an attractive area for new buying, and risk-controlled entry points ...
  36. FedEx Delivers Strength

    June 23, 2011
    FedEx delivered an impressive quarter and full fiscal year results. The company has improved its operations and, as an economic ...
  37. A Tail Of Two Railroads

    June 22, 2011
    Though both CP and CN railroads seem similar, they have been having very different years.
  38. Railroads Gear Up To Serve The Bakken

    June 17, 2011
    Oil and gas companies are not the only businesses that are seeing growth from the development of the Bakken formation.
  39. April Rail Data: A Penny On The Tracks?

    May 12, 2011
    Rail traffic slipped in April, but a very difficult comparison in coal was the main culprit.
  40. CSX Barrels Along

    April 21, 2011
    Railroad CSX posted another impressive quarter as its earnings barrel along.
  41. Transport Stocks Ready To Roll

    April 21, 2011
    Increases in worldwide freight and cargo traffic continue to grow back towards pre-crisis levels and the sector has rallied ...
  42. Rail Stocks Chugging Right Along

    March 7, 2011
    As the economy continues to improve, so will the returns of the railroad operators.
  43. Atlas Air Flying Higher Now

    February 17, 2011
    Atlas is managing its transition away from military business and reaping the benefits of higher airfreight demand.
  44. CSX Opens The Throttle

    February 2, 2011
    With the rail industry recovering, CSX is on track to accelerate its business.
  45. FedEx Still Loading Up

    September 20, 2010
    Investors can use conservative guidance to their advantage when good stocks sell off.
  46. UTi Worldwide: Still A Name To Play In Freight

    September 6, 2010
    UTIW hasn't enjoyed the same rebound as other transports; savvy investors should ask why.
  47. 8 Transport Stocks Gaining Momentum

    September 3, 2010
    8 Transport Stocks Gaining Momentum
  48. Top Performing Railroad Stocks

    August 27, 2010
    Although transportation stocks have lost some value in recent trading, rail is a solid long-term investment.
  49. Some Positive Signs For The Economy

    July 12, 2010
    There is some good economic news despite the doom and gloom that is infecting investors' minds.
  50. Rails Show Strength

    July 5, 2010
    Despite all the doomsday news on the economy, the railroad industry continues to show increasing strength.
  51. Buffett Rides The Rails

    May 4, 2010
    Railways look to be on track for further gains in the upcoming year.
  52. Stocks That Institutional Investors Love

    February 4, 2010
    Looking at the stocks that institutional investors own can provide a good starting point for the everyday investor.
  53. Is The Move In Rails Over?

    January 20, 2010
    It's important to watch how the rails act as they approach support levels.
  54. Railroad Reality - Buffett's Not Crazy After All

    December 10, 2009
    Is Warren Buffett's decision to add Burlington Northern Santa Fe as a Berkshire Hathaway holding a tacit approval for other, ...
  55. Buffett's Long-Term Bet On Rails

    November 3, 2009
    Buffett's $44 billion bet on BNI assumes that the "country's future prosperity depends on an efficient and well-maintained ...
  56. Is It Time To Jump On Railcar Companies?

    March 16, 2009
    Railcar companies have seen earnings protected by a strong backlog and seem to have discounted a downturn.
  57. Transportation Stocks Driving The Rally

    May 29, 2008
    While energy and oil continue to garner attention, transportation stocks have quietly taken over as market leaders.
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